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[kənsˈa͡ɪs], [kənsˈa‍ɪs], [k_ə_n_s_ˈaɪ_s]

Synonyms for Concise:

concise (adjective)

abrupt, blunt, brief, brusque, compact, curt, incisive, short, short and sweet, succinct, terse, to the point.

little (adjective)

delicate, diminutive, few, little, low, meager, minute, narrow, paltry, puny, scanty, small.

short (adjective)

abridged, clipped, condensed, petite, picayune, runty, squat, stumpy.

Other synonyms and related words:

Punchy, Spartan, abbreviated, abridge, abruptly, abstract, accurate, adjoining, aphoristic, apophthegmatic, aposiopestic, apothegmatic, attentive, austerity, be concise, big, breviloquent, brevities, brevity, briefly, briefly worded, brusquely, capsule, careful, carefully quarded, chasteness, chastity, chunky, clarity, clearness, close, close quarters, close-tongued, closed, closemouthed, cogent, compendiary, compendious, compendiously, compendium, comprehensive, comprehensively, compressed, conceal, concentrated, concisely, conciseness, concision, condense, confine, confined, contain, contracted, crisp, crusty, cryptic, cursorily, cursory, curtailed, curtal, curtate, curtly, cut, cutty, decurtate, dense, dinky, direct, distilled, docked, dumb, dumpy, economical, economical of words, elliptic, elliptical, epigrammatic, epigrammatical, epitome, exact, expeditiously, fingernail, gnomic, gruff, harsh, hastily, hidden, homeliness, hurriedly, in a nutshell, in brief, indisposed to talk, instantaneous, invalided, laconic, laconically, laconicism, lean, lurk, marrowy, meaningful, meaty, minimal, momentarily, monosyllabic, mum, mute, near, nearly equal, neat, oblate, oppressive, outline, parsimonious, perspicuity, pindling, piquant, pithily, pithy, plainness, pocket, pointed, precipitately, precise, pregnant, present, presently, promptly, proverbial, pruned, pug, pungent, quaint, quick, quickly, quiet, rapidly, rashly, readily, reserved, restrain, reticent, retrousse, rough, rude, scarce, scrimp, secrete, secretive, sententious, shorn, short by, shortened, shortly, shortness, shut fast, silent, simple and clear, simplicity, sketchy, snappish, snappy, snippy, snug, solid, soon, sparing of words, speechless, speedily, squab, squabby, stingy, stocky, strictly confined, stubbed, stubby, style, submerge, succinctness, suddenly, summarily, summary, superficial, suppress, swiftly, synopsis, synopsized, synoptic, taciturn, telegraphic, tersely, terseness, the point, thickset, thumbnail, tight, tight-lipped, tongue-tied, transient, trenchant, truncated, unceremonious, undetailed, undeviating, unloquacious, untalkative, viscous, witty, word-bound, wordless, words.

Rhymes for Concise:

  1. price, dice, rice, ice, nice, lice, trice, twice, spice, mice, vise, slice, splice, vice;
  2. devise, precise, entice, advice, device, excise, suffice;

Quotes for Concise:

  1. I liked the challenge of writing in a very concise structure in which both meaning and form are important. Jeffery Deaver.
  2. Does a black person make them an African American? No. There are Hispanics that are very, very dark skinned so the word has lost its meaning, it's not a very concise or proper word to use even today and it wasn't then. Pam Grier.
  3. A definition of poetry can only determine what poetry should be and not what poetry actually was and is; otherwise the most concise formula would be: Poetry is that which at some time and some place was thus named. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel.